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I like Osteria al Doge -- excellent Italian just slightly off Times Square, close enough to be convenient to the mainstream theaters. Not conspicuously cheap, but not outrageous for Midtown. See More
We spent a Christmas week in Grisons (Graubunden canton), and had a wonderful time. If you're bent on skiing, you should know December is a little early in to be assured of good snow. Davos was gray, rainy and slushy that week,... See More
The subways have been a real mess in the last year or two -- schedules are pretty screwy. But that's still the most practical way to go. Walk over to 7th Avenue in Times Square and take the IRT #1 local train ( not the 2 or 3 express) to the last stop,... See More
Apologies to Amy L., but I advise against the Airporter. It used to be a very reliable service and a good value, but the last time I tried to use it, it was in a state of complete chaos. It took over two hours to make a trip that should have been 20 minutes, maximum. I... See More
I like the Hotel Saturnia & International in Venice -- not cheap but not bad for Venice, very well located, and the staff is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. For Tuscany, what I plan to do next time I'm there is set up in a hotel in Siena,... See More
December is a time when a lot of Europe is preparing for Christmas. I've been to Christmas markets in several Swiss cities, and they're fun. More generally, if this is your first time in Europe, I strongly recommend Barcelona and Seville... See More